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Sean Pragano joined FOX61 in October 2016 as a morning reporter and weekend morning anchor.

You can catch Sean’s fun Foodie Friday reports every Friday all around the state.

Pragano has been working for the past fifteen years in Charlotte, North Carolina for both FOX Sports Net and Hendricks Motorsports as a reporter, producer, anchor and digital media producer.

A Wallingford native, Pragano graduated from the University of New Haven with a BA in Communication. He has previously worked for the NFL network, TNN Sports, WXAA in Albany, WFSB-TV in Hartford and WCCB-TV (FOX) in Charlotte.

He coaches baseball in Cheshire.


Recent Articles
  • Two people taken to hospital after fire rips through Waterbury home

    At least two people were transported to a local hospital as crews battle a house fire in Waterbury. Firefighters were called to the 400 block of Willow Street around 1:25 a.m. for heavy fire on the second and third floor of a three-story wood frame house. At first, crews tried to fight the flames from inside the house, but retreated to a defensive operation as the fire continued to burn. They continue to battle flames from the outside. As of […]

  • Foodie Friday: Pig Rig BBQ in Wallingford

    WALLINGFORD — Good barbecue that’s done right is hard to come by, unless of course you are in Wallingford. The Pig Rig BBQ offers an eclectic menu where just about everything is smoked. From ribs, to burnt ends from pulled pork, chicken to smoked Mac and Cheese, you will be hooked after your very first bite. Owner Dan Lanigan, an Army veteran, is all about giving customers the very best food, with unique flavors in an uber-welcoming environment. “I have some […]

  • Group from Meriden heads to D.C. for ‘March for Life’

    A group from Meriden is headed to the 46th March for Life rally in Washington DC. About 200 people are expected to board buses at the Franciscan Life Center and make the 350-mile trek to our nations Capitol. They will join more than 100,000 people at the anti-abortion protest on the national mall. It is set to take place on Friday beginning at 11 a.m. and running for most of the day. With President Donald Trump’s appointees on the Supreme […]

  • Foodie Friday: Popover Bistro & Bakery in Simsbury

    Fresh and local is what it’s all about at Popover Bistro & Bakery in Simsbury! The cozy joint offers breakfast and lunch options that will tickle just about anyone’s tastebuds. It all starts with a popover. These hearty egg filled favorites are beyond satisfying but you will soon be asking yourself for more. From veggies to a Phlly, the flavors are through the roof! But, this hot spot hangs its hat on options, especially for those with food allergies. While […]

  • Man dead after day-long standoff in Groton

    GROTON –  Police say a stand-off with a barricaded man that began Tuesday night has ended with the discovery that he has died. Groton police were called to the house on Orion Avenue just after 7:15 p.m. Tuesday for a ‘reported disturbance’. When police arrived, a woman said that her husband was inside the house, armed with a handgun, which he had already fired at least once inside the house. Police were able to get the woman and their two […]

  • Foodie Friday: 8 Fifty Wood Fired Pizza

    MIDDLEBURY — If you like pizza then it is time to get fired up, literally! 8 Fifty Pizza in Middlebury is home to some of the most creative wood-fired pies in the area. Owned by husband and wife team Mark and Maria Gyolai, 8 Fifty Pizza is fantastically fresh and full of flavor in every bite and it starts with the perfect dough. Mark Gyolai makes sure the temperature and ingredients are just right before any of his artisan pizzas […]

  • Connecticut’s newest congressional member to be sworn in

    HARTFORD  — A new member of Connecticut’s congressional delegation will be sworn into office with the rest of the incoming 116th Congress. Democrat Jahana Hayes, a 45-year-old former national teacher of the year, will be the first black woman to represent Connecticut in Congress. She’s scheduled to appear at Thursday’s swearing-in ceremony, to be held on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Hayes succeeds Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty in representing Connecticut’s 5th District. Esty didn’t seek a […]

  • Police investigating burglary at West Hartford bagel shop

    WEST HARTFORD — West Hartford police are investigating a possible burglary at a business in a busy part of town. Police say it happened at Goldberg’s Bagel Café at some point when the business was closed. The call came in around 3 o’clock Wednesday morning after a worker noticed something wasn’t right. Detectives arrived on scene to canvass the area and take pictures as they search for anything that may lead them to who is responsible. There is no word […]

  • New Year’s travel enforcement underway

    People all over Connecticut are getting ready to celebrate the New Year, and with that comes a busy time on the roads and highways throughout the state. State Police will be out in full force tonight and for the next few days conducting DUI checkpoints and roving patrols all over Connecticut. Troopers say planning and responsible driving will lead to safer roads over the New Year’s holiday. As tens of thousands of drivers take to roads throughout the state, troopers […]

  • Foodie Friday: Jesse Camille’s Restaurant

    NAUGATUCK — Good food in a warm atmosphere with a fantastic view is what Jesse Camille’s Restaurant in Naugatuck is all about. Situated along a golf course (Hop Brook), JC’s as it’s nicknamed, is a friendly joint where the menu shines in any situation. Whether it’s a quick lunch, dinner with friends or a special evening out, this is the place to go in the Valley. Italian and American classics are taken to a whole new level. The menu is […]